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New Russian Super Weapons That Are Causing The World To Rethink

Russia has been dominating the news headlines of late, and for all the wrong reasons. But did you know that they have been drastically increasing their military spending over the past decade? It’s true. While current and previous U.S. administrations have eschewed the Russian threat as being less dangerous than it is, we are seeing something seriously noteworthy take place in Vladimir Putin’s nation. Led by a new generation of “super weapons,” Russia is beginning to turn heads all over the world. Here are some of the technological marvels we’re…

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Cameroon on brink of collapse – By Emma Emeozor

Fifty six years after British Cameroon and French Cameroon united to become the Republic of Cameroon following a United Nations-sponsored referendum, the marriage seems to be heading for collapse. The English speaking region has repeatedly accused the French speaking Cameroon-dominated government of marginalization and high-handedness in dealing with its people. In late October 2016, Southern Cameroon unions representing lawyers and teachers staged a public protest against the imposition of the French language in courts and educational institutions in the region. The action won popular support and provided ground for the…

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Macron Around The Web 

‘You’re In Such Good Shape’: Trump to Brigitte Macron

President Donald Trump commented on the physical appearance of French first lady Brigitte Macron on Thursday and praised her for being in “such good shape,” during his state visit to France, according to videos that surfaced on social media. After a tour of the Hotel des Invalides where Napoleon Bonaparte and other French war heroes are buried, Trump made the comment and then looked at French President Emmanuel Macron and repeated his words: “She’s in such good physical shape” and then turned back to the French first lady and said “Beautiful.” However, Brigette’s…

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Recession hits South Africa Around The Web News 

South Africa in Recession: The Rand Goes Sliding

Second Recession For South Africa in 8 Years The economy of South Africa is suffering its second recession in eight years as trade shrinks and manufacturing contracts. South Africa’s economy shrank by 0.7% in the first quarter of 2017, figures just released show. This fall follows a 0.3% contraction in the final three months of 2016; two consecutive quarters of contraction mean a recession. Blaming the downturn on a sharp contraction in trade, the country experienced as well a manufacturing output drop, while government and household spending also collapsed. Experts’ Perspectives…

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DEMOCRACY: FOREFRONT OF AFRICA’S PREDICAMENTS IT’S TIME FOR AFRICANS TO REVISIT THE ANCESTRAL SCROLLS! Democracy, the government of the people, by the people, and for the people. A catchy phrase it is, don’t you agree? Well at the moment, it is the same unmasked demon putting Africa and Africans at the table’s edge and ready to let go. While many would see democracy as the gateway to capping corruption, handing off most desired freedom to the people, putting various spiced dishes on the table and asking your children to make…

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